An elegant upscale family home awaits at the end of a long drive, in a quiet cul-de-sac setting and premier neighborhood. Situated at the crossroads of coveted Penn Valley and Bala Cynwyd, this pristine 5 bedroom, 5.3 bath jewel is a custom dream for your family, built with quality and attention to detail top of mind. Enjoy privacy and natural beauty surrounded by .77 acres of lush landscaped grounds, not to mention the finely-designed interiors spanning 6465 sq ft. Double front doors reveal an airy 2-story hardwood foyer brightened by Palladian windows, with a dramatic marble staircase ascending to an open upper landing. Entertain comfortably in the light-filled living room, where the hardwood floors continue to enrich the ambience. Connected is the formal wainscoted dining room, affording a seamless flow for hosting guests. The sunny sky-lit kitchen sits right nearby for easy serving, offering abundant cabinetry, granite countertops, a large center island with cooktop & seating for 4, brand-new stainless-steel appliances, 2 pantries & a casual dining area where the family will love to gather. Glass sliding doors open out to the peaceful oversized deck for dining al fresco & taking in scenic views. A bar/serving area with cabinetry & sink adjoins the spectacular double-height family room with expansive walls for showcasing art, met by a striking wood-burning fireplace with a stone & mosaic detailed mantle rising 30 ft to the ceiling. This is flanked by picture windows & glass doors leading out to the deck. Also, on the main level is an office/library, 2 powder rooms, a mudroom/laundry room & attached 3-car garage. The upper level presents generous sleeping quarters, the highlight of which is the fabulous master bedroom retreat. The vaulted bedroom is simply divine, enhanced by a sky-lit sitting room and tremendous fitted closet space including 2 walk-ins. The real showstopper is the enormous master spa bath with a vaulted ceiling, his & her vanities, a center Jacuzzi soaking tub and separate shower. Three additional bedrooms are en-suite with private baths and spacious closets. Extensive living/entertaining space continues on the lower level with a 2nd family room providing walkout access to a large patio via glass doors. There is also a private bedroom with en-suite bath & patio doors, den/exercise room, and powder room. This Penn Valley location, in the top-rated Lower Merion School District this home offers access to the coveted Belmont Hills Elementary, Welsh Valley Middle School, and Harriton High School. Close to all conveniences, including major routes for a quick commute to Center City this home truly has it all! To sweeten the pot there is a $4000 reduction in taxes effective January 2020.
Butlers Pantry, Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s)
Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven-Double, Oven-Wall, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances
Full, Daylight, Partial, Partially Finished, Walkout Level
|Price Reduced (from $950,000)||$895,000||$55,000 (5.79%)|
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Listing information last updated on February 22nd, 2020 at 6:00am CST.